October 7, 2012

Vincent van Gogh, Lilies, St. Remy, 1889

"Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow; they neither toil nor spin, yet I tell you, even Solomon in all his glory was not clothed like one of these[NRSV, Matthew 6: 28b-29]."

Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost
Harvest Thanksgiving [Comments]

10:00 am Choral Eucharist
The Cathedral Singers

Prelude:  Morceau de Concours [flute/piano: YouTube],  Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924)

Mass Setting: Missa Alme Pater, Andrew Millington 
(b. 1952)

Introit: Eternal wisdom, thee we praise [text], Thomas Clark (1775-1859)

Motet: Harvest Hymn [text] [music]M Ryan Taylor 
(b. 1972) 

Postlude: Marche triomphale “Nun Danket” [ IJmker: YouTube], Sigfrid Karg-Elert (1877-1933) 

4:00 pm Evensong
The Cathedral Singers

(For live streaming via Radio Ville Marie, click here)

Prelude: Pastorale from Symphony 2 [Verdin: [musicMe], Charles-Marie Widor (1844-1937)

  Thou, O God, art praised in Sion [text], Ian Hare (b. 1949)

Preces and Responses:
Peter Aston (b. 1938)

  65 (Slater)

  St David’s Service, Peter Aston

Anthem:  Fear not, O land
[text], William Harris (1883-1973)

Postlude: Finale
from Symphony 2  [Verdin:
musicMe] Charles-Marie Widor